Books

Strategy

5 mistakes every family business should avoid

Tàpies, Josep Confusing personal ties with professional ones is a common mistake for family businesses. Josep Tàpies, holder of IESE's Family-Owned Business Chair, collects the most frequent errors in a book, along with advice for avoiding them. Read article
Economics

How to run companies with the stroke of a hashtag

Llopis, Jaume Twitter has changed how we communication. The book 500 tweets for better management gathers thoughtful messages about the economy and business management from the active account of IESE's Jaume Llopis. Read article
Strategy

Keys to public-private collaboration in Latin America

Berrone, Pascual; Fageda, Xavier; Llumà, Carmina; Ricart, Joan Enric; Rodríguez, Miquel; Salvador, Jordi; Trillas, Francesc Public-private partnerships can be useful tools to maintain the pace of investment in infrastructure and development projects. A clear advantage of these collaborations is that they incorporate the private sector's technical and managerial knowledge into projects of public interest. Read article
Finance

A Basic Ingredient for Finance to Avoid a New Crisis

Argandoña, Antonio A decade after Lehman Brothers' collapse and the global financial crisis, Antonio Argandoña insists that ethics is the fundamental requirement to restore our sense of security and confidence in the financial system that was cracked by the last crisis. Read article
Accounting and Control

Will Financial Reforms Really Help Prevent Another Financial Crisis?

Duro, Miguel; Ormazábal, Gaizka The financial crisis of 2007-2008 prompted many reforms, but their effectiveness is still under debate. Miguel Duro and Gaizka Ormazábal review the evidence to discover whether -- and how -- corporate governance reforms are working out in the financial sector. Read article